Waterfront makeover is a go
Exchange Place Special Improvement District budget approved
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A divided City Council approved a $3 million budget for the newly-established Exchange Place Special Improvement District on July 19, despite only getting the actual details just prior to the vote....
A high school for women aged 17-29
18 graduate from Kenmare High
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 30, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
“A careful woman I have to be, a little one who follows me, I do not care go astray, for fear they’ll go the same way,” student Brittany Caston wrote in a poem at Kenmare High School this year. Cas...
Council to vote on water agreement Wednesday
Suez would pay for more repairs, but residents will see rate increase
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council and the public will hear a presentation at Wednesday’s council meeting about the mayor’s new proposed agreement with Suez Water. It could provide the city with more funds f...
Everyday heroes honored by City Council
Belmont Avenue residents rescued victims of burning building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Jameel Harper was preparing for a job interview on April 19 when he smelled smoke inside his Belmont Avenue apartment. The neighborhood has a history of tragic fires, including one in 2013 that des...
Cop’s ‘wiggle’ video goes viral
North Bergen officer’s dance at local schools is a hit
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen Police Officer Omi Devers was taking his lunch break on patrol near Horace Mann Elementary School in late May when he saw a few kids playing basketball. He had a lightbulb moment. “The...
‘Little interest’ in continuing to sue charter school
At school board meeting, members discuss funding
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Hoboken Board of Education met on Tuesday, July 25, to discuss the budget cuts to the district that were part of the new state budget passed four weeks ago. Also, after the meeting, Board Presi...
Supporting local unions
Phil Murphy joins union protest in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
In a dramatic return to Hudson County on July 21, Democratic candidate for governor Phil Murphy joined carpenters union workers on a picket line at a Jersey City luxury development project to demon...
Against the odds
Mayor reflects on health one year after stroke
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Mayor Michael Gonnelli doesn't remember much of June 8, 2016, and he'd probably like to keep it that way. “I was making a protein shake, because I make a shake every day before dinner,” he said. “A...
INZINNA, DR. JOSEPH F.
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Private funeral services have been held for Dr. Joseph F. Inzinna, 88, of Secaucus. He passed away July 13 at his home. Born in Jersey City to the late Salvatore "Charlie" and Francesca (Molaro) In...
A celebration of culture
West Indian Caribbean American carnival and parade lights up Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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If everybody is Irish on St Patrick’s Day, then everybody was West Indian on July 22, when residents throughout Jersey City got a taste of West Indian Caribbean culture as a colorful parade made it...